Final Exam 2012 – US History Civil Rights Movement; Kennedy & Johnson Years Set 2

What happened in hundreds of cities immediately after the assassination of Martin Luther King?
Riots broke out.
The conflict at Little Rock’s Central high School was a reaction to
Brown v. Board of Education.
In what way did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 affect employment in the United States?
It outlawed job discrimination and created the EEOC to investigate charges of job
events in the Civil Rights movement preceded the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
The Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Alabama.
Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at The March on Washington.
At what point did the Black Panthers believe that African Americans would become “free”?
when they gained full control of their community institutions
How did the Black Panthers exemplify the idea of “black power”?
The Black Panthers developed programs for African Americans to help themselves and their communities.
Who signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
President Johnson
When three civil rights workers disappeared during Freedom Summer, the SNCC claimed that they had been
murdered.
While in prison, Malcolm X became a convert to
the Nation of Islam.
What civil rights measure was passed by Congress shortly after King’s assassination?
the Fair Housing Act
The Alliance for Progress provided what kind of assistance to Latin American countries?
economic
As the result of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Khrushchev
declined in national politics.
As a result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,
nearly forty countries ended above ground nuclear tests.
What did President Kennedy’s domestic agenda primarily fight?
poverty
Which of these was a result of the Equal Pay Act?
Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in Kennedy’s assassination.
According to Johnson, the primary role of government is to
support individual effort.
Kennedy’s military policies encouraged more funding for
the Special Forces

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